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Manhattan Fire Protection District Receives Enbridge Grant

April 25

The Manhattan Fire Protection District was the recipient of a $5,000 Community Investment Grant from local energy transportation company, Enbridge. Enbridge describes the safety of the communities near their projects and operations and the people who live and work along their system, their highest priority. The fire district will use the grant to purchase communication equipment and firefighting ... (Full Story & Photos)

(l to r)  Enbridge representatives Taylor Smith, Al Diaz, and Dave Bareman, Manhattan Fire Chief Dan Forsythe, Will County Executive Larry Walsh
(l to r) Enbridge representatives Taylor Smith, Al Diaz, and Dave Bareman, Manhattan Fire Chief Dan Forsythe, Will County Executive Larry Walsh

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No Caption Get your Smokey Bear Hot Air Balloon collector’s button at the Iron Bridge Trailhead or at the Welcome Center at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie on Saturday, May 5

U.S. Forest Service Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, April 24

What’s a day with Smokey Bear without something special to remember it by? Get your free Smokey Bear Hot Air Balloon collector’s button at the Iron Bridge Trailhead or in the Welcome Center at the USDA Forest Service’s Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie on one day only – Saturday, May 5, 2018.

On this very special day, the 145,000 cubic foot, 97-foot-tall special shape Aerostar Friends of Smokey ... (Full Story & Photos)

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It’s National 9-1-1 Education Month!

April 02

April is National 9-11 Education Month! We hope you will take a few minutes this month to review three important reminders when using 911.

Call If You Can, Text If You Can’t: Text-to-911 service is available in an increasing number of communities around the country. The service benefits individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or in a situation where they cannot speak and make a voice call. However, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Spring Forward and Test Your Smoke Alarms for Daylight Saving Time

FEMA, March 10

Set your clock ahead one hour on Sunday, March 11. Use this as a reminder to push the test button on your alarm. If your alarm does not sound, you should replace the battery.

A smoke alarm with a dead or missing battery is the same as having no smoke alarm at all. Take care of the alarm according to its instructions. Follow these tips from the U.S. Fire Administration:
• Smoke alarm powered by ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Burke Scholarship Application Period Open Through March 8th

February 01

The Manhattan Firefighters Association is proud to announce the application period for the Todd Burke Memorial Scholarship is now open. Todd Burke exemplified the qualities and commitment necessary to impact the future of emergency care. This scholarship is presented each year to help other promising young adults gain an education and impact the future as Todd did. One $500 scholarship will be awarded ... (Full Story & Photos)

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